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Car Features

Now Is Time To Think About Winter…

27 Apr , 2017  

It’s only just started to get warmer and summer’s on its way – so what gives? Thinking about winter now is surely just a downer, right? Well, not necessarily. Getting prepared now while the going’s good and you’ve got the chance to get everything ready (and most likely costing you a lot less) is the way […]

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Car Features

New Roads: Moving From The UK To Down Under

27 Apr , 2017  

If you’re planning on moving to Australia and taking your car with you, you may be wondering what some of the key differences will be when adapting to their roads. Here, we’re going to summarise some of the initial differences you will encounter, so you can start to get a clearer of what it will […]

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Car Reviews, Hatchback

2017 Kia Picanto Review

26 Apr , 2017  

Even with the market demise of the A segment city car, Kia’s little Picanto is still a stellar seller. With four out of five sales being private individuals there’s still a large call for affordable, around town runabouts. For 2017, the Picanto is ‘all new’, built on a fresh platform it thankfully keeps the outgoing […]

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Car News

Honda Civic Type R Sets FWD Nurburgring Record

24 Apr , 2017  

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R has set a new lap time record for a front-wheel drive car at the Nurburgring. Honda say a development car did a lap in 7 minutes 43.8 seconds. This time is nearly 7 seconds quicker compared to the previous model. A floating roll cage was added for safety reasons […]

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Car Features

Hyundai Santa Fe returns a Shackleton to the Antarctic – SPONSORED

24 Apr , 2017  

Hyundai have enabled Earnest Shackletons great grandson, Patrick Bergel to return to the Antarctic. Using a lightly modified 2.2 litre diesel Hyundai Santa Fe, the 30 day expedition took them from Union Camp, to the South Pole and on to McMurdo and then all the way back again. In doing so, Hyundai have made history […]

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Car News

Mazda Update Mazda2 Range

23 Apr , 2017  

Mazda have announced updates to their Mazda2 range. Main update is an introduction of Mazda’s G-Vectoring Control technology. Along with suspension tweaks, the new Mazda 2 steers better and has an improved ride. Trims SE-L and SE-L Nav feature additional spec like LED front fog lamps, auto power-folding mirrors and passenger seat height adjustment. Sport […]

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Car News

We Won! UK Blog Awards 2017

23 Apr , 2017  

Well, that was a turn up for the books! Carwitter is the top individual automotive blog in the UK. It’s taken five years, 1,785 published posts, 10,777 images and many contributors along the way. But we finally won a major award. After applying for so many different accolades over the last five years, falling short every time […]

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Car Features

Want A Provocative Pickup? Here’s Why The HSV Maloo Is For You!

20 Apr , 2017  

When most people think of pickup trucks, they have a variety of different models in mind. The Ford F-series ones are popular in the Americas, for example. And Japanese equivalents like the Mitsubishi L200/Triton and the Toyota Hilux and Tacoma models are a common sight in other parts of the world. The thing about many […]

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Outings

UK Blog Awards – The Final 8

20 Apr , 2017  

  So, we made it through to the final 8 in the UK Blog Awards. Tomorrow we are heading down to London for the awards night, with all fingers crossed. Especially due to our bitter disappointment three years ago. This time we are in the ‘individual’ category. That’s down to the site being primarily run by […]

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Car Features

Will the new car tax changes effect prestige vehicle sales?

20 Apr , 2017  

January saw a spike in new car registrations, 174,564 to be precise. That’s a 2.3% increase on last year. 76,729 of those were private punters, that’s 44%. Why? Well the increase in car tax has scared many, the things people do to save a few hundred quid. But how has this effected the costliest of […]

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Car Features

Introducing The Vauxhall Grandland X

19 Apr , 2017  

Vauxhall is trying to carve off a piece of the competitive SUV market, with a wide range of new and updated crossovers in the foreseeable future. The latest model in this considerable shift is the Grandland X – poised to rival models such as the SEAT Ateca and the VW Tiguan. This exciting new model […]

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Car Features

From Driver To Rider: Adapting To Life On Two Wheels

19 Apr , 2017  

Motorcycles carry a unique allure that no motorist can ignore. Even if you’ve spent decades exclusively driving cars, you’ll no doubt have thought about buying a bike at one stage or another. It might not necessarily replace your current vehicle, but it’s certainly a worthy addition to your life. Let’s face it; motorbikes can be […]

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